Desert Magazine November 1937 (1st Edition)

First Edition of Desert Magazine

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November 1937 (1st edition)

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597 State Street El Centro, CA
Randall Henderson Editor
J. Wilson McKenney Business Manager
COVER Sunset photo of Sahuaro taken near Apache Junction, Arizona
CALENDAR Current events in the desert country (p3)
POETRY “The Desert, God’s Garden of Peace” NELLIE N. COFFMAN (p4) \\ “God of the Desert” Tom Hughes (p34)
EDITORIAL “There Are Two Deserts” RANDALL HENDERSON (p5)
NATURE “No. 1 Adventurer of the Desert” DON ADMIRAL (p6)
Creosote Bush
SCIENCE “The Desert Under a Microscope” J. WILSON McKENNEY (p7)
Dr. Forrest Shreve- Desert Laboratory-Tucson
PERSONALITY “He Helps Keep the Chuckawalla Desert Dry” RANDALL HENDERSON (p9)
Desert Steve Ragsdale- Desert Center
HISTORY“Bold Emory” J. WILSON McKENNEY (p10)
Lt. W H. Emory
TRAVELOG “Looking Down from Nevada’s 12,000-foot Oasis” RANDALL HENDERSON (p12)
Mt. Charleston- NV- Map Mary Hall Atwood
ART “Navajo Shepherdess” PHOTO BY WM. M. PENNINGTON (p14)
PHOTOGRAPHER “The Feel of the Desert” JOHN STEWART MacCLARY (p15)
WM. M. Penningtion – Four Corners
TRAVELOG “Lost Tree in a Lonely Land” LILLIAN BOS ROSS (p16)
Fish Creek Wash (Arroyo) – Elephant Tree – MAP Ross
MINING “Luck—Plus Brains” JONATHAN BART (p18)
Kenneth Holmes- Ed Nicholson – Silver Queen Mojave –
DEVELOPMENT “For This Army—8000 Grubbing Hoes” LARRY D. WOLMAN (p20)
Red Davis – Dredging – Salton Sea Area – All American Canal – MAP Raymond C. (?)
LANDMARKS “Who Knows the Story of This Arizona Landmark?”— Prize Contest (p22)
FICTION “ Sez Hardrock Shorty” LON GARRISON (p23)
SNAP FANS Prize Photograph Contest (p24)
HOME “Sandstone Home” Unknown Writer (p25)
Mr & Mrs T. M. Montgomery – Niland, CA – SKETCH Tommy Tomson
NEWS “Here and There on the Desert” (p30)
SENTIMENT “The Prospector” JEFF WORTH (p34)
BOOKS Reviews with a Southwest Background (p35)
“Rhythm For Rain” BY John Louw Nelson REVIEWER Olga Costello
“Camp Fires On Desert & Lava” BY William T. Hornaday REVIEWER J. Wilson McKenney (LIVE E-BOOK)COMMENT Just Between You and Me RANDALL HENDERSON (p38)
ADVERTISERS (Bless ‘Em) (p21 to p40)
Rocko
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5 thoughts on “Desert Magazine November 1937 (1st Edition)

  1. Wow, wow, wow! What a treasure to have Desert Magazine to ready. I will cherish this resource. I have never read these and they are so packed with information. Thanks you from the bottom of my heart! I really appreciate this wonderful gift.

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  2. Wow, wow, wow! What a treasure to have Desert Magazine to read. I will cherish this resource. I have never read these and they are so packed with information. Thank you from the bottom of my heart! I really appreciate this wonderful gift.

    Like

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